Fishery Committee for the Eastern Central Atlantic (CECAF)

Projects

2017

Independent cost-benefit assessment of the options for strategic reorientation of CECAF and Support to the organization of the eighth session of the Scientific Sub-Committee.
Objectives: to carry out an independent study of the options for improved functioning of CECAF, and to conduct the eighth session of the CECAF Scientific Sub-Committee with the general aim to strengthen regional fisheries governance in the central eastern Atlantic area and to strengthen the scientific advice process of CECAF.
Donor: European Commission DG-MARE
Duration: 01 October 2017–31 December 2018

2018

Support to the organization of the twenty-second session of CECAF.
Objectives: to organize the twenty-second session of the CECAF Committee that is expected to provide management recommendations based on the scientific advice from the Scientific Sub-Committee for the uptake of member countries and to make recommendations as regards the future priority work of CECAF.
Donor: European Commission DG-MARE
Duration: 17 December 2018–17 December 2019

Support to the improvement of data quality and development of assessment models for the CECAF Working Group.
Objectives: to improve the quality of assessments and management advice produced by the Working Groups for consideration by the Scientific Sub-Committee, and subsequently lead to improved management of fish stocks and ecosystem health in the CECAF region.
Donor: European Commission DG-MARE
Duration: 17 December 2018–17 December 2020

Improved regional governance of marine resources in the CECAF area (PESCAO CECAF).
Objectives: improved regional governance of marine resources in the CECAF area using knowledge-based advice by strengthening management processes to contribute to sustainable fisheries, food security, and sustainable livelihoods.
Donor: 11th European Development Fund of the European Union
Duration: 13 December 2018–12 December 2021